Low Code gets AI and ML from OutSystems
Monday, July 1, 2019 by Richard Harris
OutSystems announced that it has added new artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities to its leading low-code development platform, giving organizations the power to harness automation to create self-service portals, respond to text and voice queries, improve customer service, and much more.
Gartner predicts, “By 2020, customers will manage 85% o...
Avoid mobile cybersecurity threats by checking the source
Thursday, July 5, 2018 by Sam Bakken
Earlier this month IT news organizations around the globe reported that Epic Games’ popular Fortnite game was being counterfeited and malicious actors were, in fact, lacing the imposter apps with malware.
We’re only human, and people unwittingly let their guard down in anticipation of something they're passionate about, or when they think they might b...
Enterprise full-spectrum CPQ developed by Apttus
Monday, May 21, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
Apttus announced the general availability of a Full-Spectrum Configure-Price-Quote solution, a CPQ that can combine subscription and services with product proposals. Apttus provides an Intelligent Middle Office platform that allows enterprises to automate, optimize, and apply artificial intelligence to their most important business processes - generating revenue and man...
Triple T transport goes live with Trucker Tools
Monday, February 26, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
Triple T Transport has gone live with Smart Capacity, a freight matching and carrier connectivity platform from Trucker Tools. Over the past several months, Triple T conducted an evaluation of freight-matching and trucker connectivity portals as part of a strategic technology assessment. At issue was a decision of how to invest in or build technologies that would suppor...
App design thinking principles
Friday, January 12, 2018 by Ed Hadley
Design thinking is fast becoming a key pillar in enterprise digital transformations. And for good reason: the approach promotes a deep understanding of end users; a creative, test-and-learn approach to new ideas; and constant iteration toward optimal outcomes. To many, design thinking is inextricably linked with innovation. After all, IDEO CEO Tim Brown defines design t...
Selling your app and what you should know
Monday, April 10, 2017 by Richard Harris
The app market has changed significantly over the last few years. Google Play, for example, had 600,000 apps in 2012. Now it has more than 3 million. Despite this, a report from Nielsen suggests that users only use 27 apps per month. As a result, it is increasingly difficult for developers and app owners to maintain engagement and to successfully monetize their apps.Acc...
The new SaaS solution for secure mobile enterprise access
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
SaberLogic has released Bezlio, a new SaaS product that makes it easy for companies to provide data from sources like ERP and accounting systems to any PC or device, including mobile devices like smartphones (iPhone and Android) and tablets.They have spent the last 14 years providing custom software development and integration work around ERP applications for manufactur...
Usermind is expanding its platform to orchestrate partner journeys
Thursday, December 8, 2016 by Richard Harris
Seattle-based Usermind, a new enterprise software company that integrates apps and data systems to orchestrate customer journeys, has expanded its flagship product to encompass partner journey orchestration capabilities. Many companies sell their products and services through third-parties and now, and systems critical to the partner experience - such as partner portals...
3 secrets of success for news apps
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 by Todd Miller
The rise of news app Jinri Toutiao (Today’s Headlines) has been big news in the Chinese internet sector. Following on that success, Phoenix News, Tencent, and other traditional portal websites have all made great efforts to develop personalized news aggregator apps. The same thing is happening globally, with distinct trends emerging in different global markets...
OutSystems 10 launches as a new option for low-code app development
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 by Richard Harris
OutSystems has announced the availability of OutSystems 10, a low-code application development platform with advanced capabilities for enterprise mobile applications. OutSystems 10 addresses two huge problems enterprises face with their mobile app strategy: 1) The relentless demand to stay competitive by bringing new mobile solutions to the market 2) The scarcity o...
IT Jobs Still Growing in the US Says COMTIA Latest Report
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
CompTIA has released its latest analysis of the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data as it relates to the U.S. information technology (IT) sector employment. As CompTIA reports, the IT sector saw its second consecutive month of growth in July, though at a significantly slower pace than in the prior month adding 4,000 jobs in July. Through the first seven months of 201...
Akana Adds New UX to the Latest Version of its API Management Solution
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
Akana has released the latest version of its API Management solution. Akana is a provider of API Management, API security, and Microservices solutions for designing, implementing, securing, managing, monitoring, and publishing APIs. It is available as a SaaS platform, on-premises, and as a hybrid deployment.With the introduction of Version 8, Akana’s API Management offe...
Deploying New Applications is a Top Driver for Identity and Access Management
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 by Richard Harris
SecureAuth Corporation has published results of a survey on enterprise priorities within the identity and access management (IAM) market. The research was conducted in association with Decision Analyst and received responses from 230 IT security professionals in the U.S. and U.K.
When asked why their company has initiated new identity projects in the past...
Epic Games Announces Educational Recipients for Unreal Dev Grants Program
Thursday, September 10, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
Epic Games has announced the first round of the academic and educational category recipients of its Unreal Dev Grants, a $5 million program Epic launched earlier this year to provide funding to developers of promising early-stage projects. The academic and educational category provides grants for class projects, engine extensions, curricula, tutorials, or any other...
Rapid Application Development: Go Native or Go Platform
Monday, August 31, 2015 by Scott Love
As our world has increasingly adopted mobile technologies, developers have struggled with ways to meet the often urgent demands of business users.When iPhone and its iOS were introduced in January 2007, astute software developers certainly took note – but it wasn’t until July 2008 that the mobile app revolution began with the introduction of the App Store in iOS 2. Thir...
App Stores And App Distribution Drive The $700B Mobile Internet
Saturday, December 13, 2014 by Richard Harris
Mobile internet revenue are expected to more than triple to $700 billion by 2017 and app stores and app distribution are one of the main drivers to this area. Digi-Capital released results that over $19 billion has been invested in the last 12 months. There are currently 32 billion-dollar mobile Internet companies to date.Consumer apps were indicated to d...
Kii Announces Out of the box Internet of Things (IoT) Platform
Thursday, October 23, 2014 by Richard Harris
Kii, an end-to-end mobile platform provider, is announcing early access availability of its Internet of Things (IoT) Platform which will provide device manufacturers and app developers with the capabilities to deliver full-fledged scalable IoT solutions.The platform offers out-of-the-box features such as cloud enablement of devices, device management, big data analytics...
Caspio Releases HIPAA Compliant Enterprise Application Development Platform
Thursday, July 31, 2014 by Richard Harris
To deliver HIPAA compliance, Caspio upgraded its Platform-as-a-Service offering with specific technology, policies and procedures that keep electronic patient health information in compliance with regulations.Highlights of the new Caspio HIPAA Enterprise Platform:- Business Associate Agreement (BAA): Caspio maintains BAAs with its vendors and offers a BA...
SOA Software Releases API Catalog for App Enterprise App Development
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 by Richard Harris
SOA Software has released its Enterprise API catalog, an enhancement to its API Management Platform to foster the creation of API communities inside the enterprise. The API catalog combines the collaborative, open practices of external API Portals with search, controlled visibility, selective provisioning, and integration with enterprise security for internal ...
Software AG Releases Internet of Things (IoT) Solution Accelerator
Saturday, May 31, 2014 by Richard Harris
Software AG has unveiled its Internet of Things (IoT) Solution Accelerator, a tightly-bundled set of smart tools to help gain actionable insights from different, disparate data sources.The new Software AG IoT Solution Accelerator enables the ability to visualize and analyze the performance of devices individually or together. It also allows the development of ...
Flowfinity Wireless’s Enterprise Mobile App Solution Now Offers Third Party Self Service Capabilities
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Flowfinity Wireless’s latest version of its Flowfinity Actions enterprise mobile app software now provides customer portals to provide the ability for companies to let their customers log into Flowfinity directly for self-service capabilities such as service requests, information updates, document access, or viewing of past and scheduled services. Flowfinity s...
Liferay Releases SDK to Speed Up Custom Mobile App Development
Thursday, April 3, 2014 by Richard Harris
New developer toolkit helps Liferay’s customers develop and manage sophisticated mobile appsLiferay, Inc., which makes open source portal software, has released a mobile software development kit. The Mobile SDK is part of Liferay’s commitment to being a mobile-ready platform, which began with making responsive design work out of the box in Liferay Portal 6.2. The M...
Native Advertising On Mobile Is Growing
Monday, March 24, 2014 by Richard Harris
According to eMarketer, increased use of mobile devices to access social media, content portals, news properties, video-sharing sites and streaming services are driving an increase in native advertising formats. In a new report, “Native Advertising: Difficult to Define, but Definitely Growing,” it is estimated native ad spending on social media alone woul...
Your Complete Guide to the 2014 Game Developer’s Conference (GDC)
Saturday, March 15, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
If you plan on attending the Game Developer’s Conference (GDC) you better get plenty of sleep this weekend because the event each day is packed from the crack of dawn to late in the night.We thought we’d provide a highlight of what to see and what to do.GDC Store: Monday – Friday , March 17 - 219:00am - 6:00pmSouth Hall, Street LevelBreakPoint Books is the official book...
Trends That Will Drive HTML5 This Year
Monday, March 3, 2014 by Robert Grossberg
2014 promises to be a big year for HTML5 mobile games. As
the CEO of a NYC-based mobile web game distribution company, I see three trends
application developers should look for this year that will drive the HTML5
Trend Number 1:
HTML5-based mobile web app demand will skyrocket
There is a growing set of HTML5 app stores that are all
Google’s Niantic Labs Updates Multiplayer Mobile Augmented Reality Game, Ingress
Friday, September 13, 2013 by Richard Harris
Google’s Niantic Labs has released an update to its massively multiplayer mobile augmented reality game, Ingress. This update brings in a new Agent Achievement system for players to track skills and capabilities for their individual player profile. Ingress invites players to join an epic battle between two factions struggling to determine the fate of humanity. The deep ...
Some Apple Developers' Information Might Have Been Hacked!
Sunday, July 21, 2013 by Richard Harris
Apple developers have been emailing, blogging, and trying to reach Apple support over the inaccessibility of the iOS developer portal, iTunes connect, and other developer websites over the past few days.Now Apple has released a formal reason as to what is going on:"Last Thursday, an intruder attempted to secure personal information of our registered developers from our ...
HitFox Group's AppLift Acquires One Million Users Per Month For Top Game Publisher
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by Richard Harris
San Francisco (GDC) & Berlin– March 27, 2013 – HitFox Group continues its fast growth in the $25 billion mobile and online game distribution market. Only half a year after its start, AppLift, one of HitFox’s portfolio companies, delivers more than 1M quality users in one month for its largest partner and rapidly executes on mainstream and niche market campaigns all ...
App Review Websites, a Developers Guide
Thursday, February 14, 2013 by Richard Harris
We all want to shout to the world about our new app when it's finally published and one way to get that accomplished is to submit it to App Review websites. These are basically online portals that will review your app, and make a blog or social post about their findings.There are good and bad places to get your app reviewed, the key element is you want to make sure it w...